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You will fail at this phonetic MMA fighter name challenge, guaranteed

You will fail at this phonetic MMA fighter name challenge, guaranteed

Remember those days when you only knew like three MMA fighters so you constantly referenced them when people asked you questions about the sport? Yeah, that same thing is going on with the bantamweight division. There are like 300 Brazilians floating around that weight and a giant LOL if you can name more than eight of them. It's the division that everyone forgot since Dominick Cruz has been holding the belt ransom for like three years now.

However this article isn't about the 135 lb division of UFC. Not at all. It's about trying to get more than five correct answers in this 25-question phonetic MMA fighter name challenge from Masato Toys. Here's a hint: #12 is Chael Sonnen. That's the best I can do.

Last modified onThursday, 12 September 2013 14:41
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-5 # SnakeJake 2013-09-12 14:45
What are those PHOENTICS you talk about in the title?
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-5 # Odd Solo 2013-09-12 14:47
jumping ahead 25 is a good one haha
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+6 # BJBrandt 2013-09-12 14:52
Show-Gun-Hooah. lol
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+4 # Losemoney 2013-09-12 14:53
2. is BJ Penn
7. Is Chieck Kongo
9. Is Johhny Hendricks
11. Is Rory MacDonald
15. Is Miesha Tate

I think 6 might be Jorge Rivera (lol)
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-5 # Kalash 2013-09-12 15:55
25. Shogun Rua

I will edit this comment later if I will feel like figuring out more.
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-3 # BJBrandt 2013-09-12 14:54
Glove-Vert-Teh- Sheera
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-2 # BJBrandt 2013-09-12 14:54
Hos-eh-Al-doh
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-1 # BJBrandt 2013-09-12 14:55
Gay-Guard-Moose -ass-see
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-3 # Losemoney 2013-09-12 14:55
1. Is Tito Ortiz
4. Is Forrest Griffin
20 Is Michael Bisping (LOL)
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-2 # BJBrandt 2013-09-12 14:56
Rash-Ad-Events
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-2 # BJBrandt 2013-09-12 14:59
Roar-Reem-Mac-D onald
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-2 # BurntToast 2013-09-12 14:59
2. Bj Penn
3. Maybe Teixera (just going with the taxi)
4. Forrest Griffen
7. Cheick Kongo
10. Anderson Silva
12. Chael Sonnen
21. Rashad Evans?

all I could get at first glance
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+9 # go get some fans 2013-09-12 15:04
#9 is bathroom knee chicken hat.
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0 # Tadd 2013-09-12 15:05
1. Tito Ortiz
2. BJ Penn
3. Tank Abbot
4. Forrest Griffin
5. Dan Henderson
7. Cheik Kongo
8. Randy Coture
9. Johnny Hendrix
10. Anderson Silva
11. Rory McDonald
12. Chael Sonnen
15. Miesha Tate
24. Glover Texiera
25. Shogun Rua
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-3 # mecca 2013-09-12 15:09
4.forrest griffin
21.rashad evans
23. jose aldo
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+1 # Lefthea D. Kick 2013-09-12 15:22
17 is Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
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+1 # Lefthea D. Kick 2013-09-12 15:26
And 13 is Lyoto Machida, and 19 is Georges St. Pierre.
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-2 # bosswell 2013-09-12 18:05
Chore sane teepee hair. I never would have gotten that. You are a amazing for all of these.
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-2 # JohnFUCKINGZoidberg 2013-09-12 15:33
Ron-D-Arouse-Se e
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-2 # Slob007 2013-09-12 15:55
On first pass I got these:

1. Tito Ortiz
2. BJ Pen
3. Tank Abbot
4. Forrest Griffin
5. Dan Henderson
6. Jon Jones
7. Cheik Kongo
8.
9. Johny Hendricks
10. Anderson Silva
11. Rory MacDonald
12. Chael Sonnen
13. Lyota Machida
14. Sokodju?
15. Miesha Tate
16.
17. Antonio Rodrigo Nogiera
18. Ronda Rousey
19. George St. Pierre
20. Michael Bisping
21. Rashad Evans
22. Gegard Moussasi
23. Jose Aldo
24. Glover Texiera
25.

My buddy figured out:

8. Randy Couture

In the comments figured out:

25. Shogun Hua

So #16 is the only one left :)
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-3 # YourMom 2013-09-12 15:58
1. Tito Ortiz
2. B.J. Penn
3. Tank Abbott
4. Forrest Griffin
5. Dan Henderson
6. Jon Jones
7. Cheick Kongo
8. Randy Couture
9. Johny Hendricks
10. Anderson Silva
11. Rory MacDonald
12. Chael Sonnen
13. Lyoto Machida
14.
15. Miesha Tate
16.
17. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira
18. Ronda Rousey
19. Georges St. Pierre
20. Michael Bisping
21. Rashad Evans
22. Gegard Mousassi
23. Jose Aldo
24. Glover Texiera
25. Shogun Rua
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-3 # YourMom 2013-09-12 16:02
14. Chuck Liddell
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-3 # MediocreThreat 2013-09-12 16:00
22. Gay-Guard Moose-Ass-See
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-1 # MediocreThreat 2013-09-12 16:06
16. A List-Hair Oar-fur-M

THE REEM!
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-2 # S8 10 2013-09-12 16:08
#16 Alistar Overeem??
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-3 # Slob007 2013-09-12 16:09
Just figure out #16 too

All List - Hair - Row Fur - M

Alister Overeem
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+7 # AFrontKicktotheFace 2013-09-12 16:15
1. Tito Ortiz (tit toe or teas)
2.BJ Penn (blow-job pen)
3.Tank Abbot (tang cab butt)
4.Forest griffin (four wrist griff fin)
5.Dan Henderson (dan hen door sun)
6.Jon Jones (john joans) & Jorge Rivera (whore-hey rivers)
7.Cheik Kongo (cheque congo)
8.Randy Couture (rand tee coat tour)
9.Johnny Hendricks (john knee hen tricks)
10.Anderson Silva (hand her sun sill fa)
12.Chael Sonnen (che ale sun n)
13.Lyoto Machida (leo toma cheeta)
14.Chuck Liddel (chocolate hell)
15.Meisha Tate (me shat hate)
16. Alistair Overeem (a list hair row fur m)
17.Antonio Rodrigo Noguiera (ant tone neo rod tree go no ? horus)
18.Rhonda Rousey (ron d arouse see)
19.George St.Pierre (george sane tepe hare)
20.Michael Bisping (mic ale piss sing)
21.Rashad Evans (rash ad events)
22.Gegard Mousasi (gay guard moose ass see)
23.Jose Aldo (hoes say al do)
24.Glover Teixera (glove air text ?)
25.Shogun Rua (show gun huua)
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+2 # Garrbanzzo 2013-09-12 17:09
6: I also got Jon Jones

17: ant tony neo rod tree go no GAY RA(Egyptian god)

I originally had Akihiro Gono because that was the only fighter with go-no that came to mind. All others I agree with.
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0 # AFrontKicktotheFace 2013-09-12 17:17
Ahhhh..."gay & RA", thank you sir... and yes Jon Jones is the correct one, just wanted to point the other one out too..
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0 # JohnSoBk 2013-09-12 19:58
#24 Glove Air Text She-Ra
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-1 # subhuman 2013-09-12 16:20
14. Chocolate Al
16. Alistair Overeem
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-3 # Masato Toys 2013-09-12 17:42
There is no 'Tony' in any of the solutions...

'Tony' never got 'Loc'd after dark'
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-1 # NordKing 2013-09-13 07:44
6 is prostitute joan rivers.
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0 # pokerfacekilla 2013-09-13 09:01
LOL at BJ Penn...
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-1 # Mrspacely513 2013-09-13 10:08
7 is check congo thats all i know hahah
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-1 # OsoInfinite95 2013-09-15 23:31
All i got was Cheik Kongo
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